Baked Macaroni and Cheese

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The wonderful homemade goodness of this creamy macaroni and cheese makes it a staple side dish in my mother's kitchen and in mine as well. It has tender noodles and a crowd-pleasing golden crumb topping. -Maria Costello, Monroe, North Carolina

Modified from: Mom's Macaroni and Cheese

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Original recipe yields 8 servings



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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Add the cheeses, stirring until cheese is melted. Drain macaroni.
  2. Transfer macaroni to a greased 9x13 baking dish. Pour cheese sauce over macaroni; mix well. Top with the bread crumbs. Bake, uncovered, for 35 to 45 minutes or until heated through and topping is golden brown.